Misinformation regarding N95 masks
Plenty of reviews whose headline says N95 do not work, but whose studies says they do
Imagine my surprise when I read them and, in fact, they indicated that N95 masks do work! Their headline says that masks do not work, but the papers they cite say the opposite.
I’ve explained my findings in the threads below.
Luca Scorrano @luca_scorrano2A recent study measured the efficacy of masks (surgical, N95-FFP2 and fit tested N95) in reducing load of a model virus aerosolized in a room. The results are pretty clear: inside nostrils no difference whatsoever between wearing no mask or any type masks, even fit tested N95 1/
I see a pattern of misinformation based on the following strategy: link to a huge number of papers, hoping that no one would read them, then write a headline that says the opposite of what the papers conclude.
Do your own research. Read the sources. Do not trust authorities just on the basis of their academic title. Do not make yourself vulnerable to misinformation.